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Elumelu advises Cape Verdean entrepreneurs to imbibe hard work, discipline, sacrifice

AFRICAN investor and philanthropist, founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) and Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony O. Elumelu has charged entrepreneurs to embrace hard work, discipline and sacrifice on their entrepreneurial journey to success. Addressing young Cape Verdean entrepreneurs  at the Youth Konnekt yesterday  in a Forum …

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CG Immigration dispatches task force to Alausa PO to clear backlogged applications

As NIS deports, bans 7 Koreans for life COMPTROLLER General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mohammed Babandede has set up and dispatched a special team to Alausa Passport Office Lagos to assist clear the backlog of passport applications. This is just as our portal has learnt that the service …

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President Buhari assents to N10bn request for Akanu Ibiam international Airport upgrade

PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari has announced his approval to the request made by the Ministry of Aviation for N10bn for repairs on the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu. The president made this announcement on his official Twitter handle expressing government’s commitment to fixing the nation’s infrastructure despite limited resources. His tweet …

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Capt Yadudu appointed as ACI-Africa Rep into World Governing Board, gets award

Engineer Dunoma hands over to new ACI-Africa President CAPTAIN Rabiu Hamisu Yadudu, the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)was today (October 17) appointed into the Board of Directors of the Airports Council International as a representative of Airports Council International -Africa (ACI-Africa). This is just as …

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Sirika hands ICAO safety plaque to President Buhari as aviation sector is rated 96% Safe

GLOBAL aviation regulatory agency, International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has rated Nigerian airports to be 96.4 per cent secured, efficient after an audit on 193 member countries Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who made this known on Tuesday, said Nigeria’s rating improved when the federal government adopted policies to improve …

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ACI advises African airports on innovation, inks agreement to review 17 airports

WITH the implementation of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM), the Airports Council International (ACI) has advised African Airports to embrace innovations that will help advance their performance despite state’s insistence for growth without corresponding infrastructure and investment. This is just as African Development Bank and ICAO have reached …

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MamaJ holds 3rd Aviation Careers Conference in Lagos

THE mentorship Academy of Mamaj Aviation Consult Limited has announced the hosting this year’s annual conference, the third in the series on Saturday October 19th 2019, in Lagos, Nigeria. The Theme for this year’s conference: “Inspiring the next generation of Aviation Professionals” and the event comes up at the Nigerian …

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Ghana unveils development plans, to construct new feeder airports, develop ATO, MROs

PRESIDENT of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo has unveiled plans to open up the nation further by constructing additional airports in the country and has hinted at several developmental strategies the country is tinkering to grow its GDP through Aviation. He made this known this morning (October 15, 2019) while declaring the …

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Arik Air relaunches Owerri route Oct 21, plans return to more suspended destinations

​ARIK AIR has announced the it is re-launching flight services to Sam Mbakwe Airport, Owerri the Imo State capital and will soon be returning to previously suspended routes. The airline stated that daily flights to Owerri from the Murtala Muhammed Domestic Airport, Lagos will resume on Monday, October 21, 2019. …

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Photo Reel: President Buhari at NESG, customer service week and others

ON Photo Reel this week events industry wide centered around the 2019 Customer Service Week tagged The magic of service with agencies, service providers and different companies went all out to make the week memorable and worthwhile from FAAN, UBA, Arik and a host of others. Also during same week, …

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